Walking through Barcelona

Today I feel a bit nostalgic remembering our Barcelona holiday. Long gone by now. I will share some of the photos of buildings that really caught my eye. Some famous, some beautiful and… Continue reading

Vanilla cupcake recipe with Lemon buttercream icing

A cupcake is a cupcake is a cupcake… says who? We (both my husband and myself) have recently celebrated many birthdays at work and I must say, we are OVER cupcakes. But. We had these again and got reminded how tasty and what a treat a cupcake can be. Read the rest of the post for a real simple recipe that will definitely not let you down.

Women’s Month – August

In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different – Coco Chanel

Barcelona – Sagrada Familia

  Visiting the Sagrada Familia was a magical experience, light white walls with light beaming through the windows. Sunrays picking up every colour of the rainbow.

Clever Biodegradable way of Transplanting Seedlings

When we moved into our home we got a lot of cuttings for our garden. It is a treat. We now can start giving cuttings/seedlings to friends from our own garden. It can… Continue reading

Seared steak – Steak prepared the South African way – Braai

Soft, juicy steak prepared the South African way. Meaning… roasted over an open fire, pretty much a barbeque, but we name it braai in Afrikaans and take note, braai is a verb (said… Continue reading

Finding the perfect dining table

“Some of the most important conversations I’ve ever had occurred at my family’s dinner table.” Bob Ehrlich I have not been posting regularly, we have been away on leave after a very busy… Continue reading

Happy Easter

Happy Easter! I hope you are having a special time with family. Enjoy the celebrations and remembrance.

Steamed Artichoke – Recipe

“A woman is like an artichoke, you must work hard to get to her heart.” – Inspector Jacques Clouseau in The Pink Panther (2006) Have you ever eaten an artichoke? They are deliciously… Continue reading

Hello 2016

Hello again. It has been rather a while since I have posted, so herewith a quick update before I get back to normal posting.

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